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AMWA President, Dr. Farzanna Haffizulla meets with the Prime Minister of her native country Trinidad & Tobago, honorable Kamla Persad-Bissessar

The Prime Minister lauds Dr. Haffizulla’s book “Lead With Your Heart” stating “In short, you were able to express, in very relatable terms, the requisite balance to facilitate holistic progress and the innumerable strengths of a woman leader.” Click here to read the letter from Prime Minister Kamla Persad- Bissessar to Dr. Haffizulla.

Brief Biography of Honorable Kamla Persad-Bissessar: She became the first woman Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago; served as Minister of Legal Affairs, Minister of Education, the first woman acting Prime Minister, the first woman of a political party (the United National Congress), and the first woman Leader of Opposition.
Having participated at various levels of government Persad-Bissessar was able to broaden and deepen her vision of how her political leadership should and could be used to provide equal opportunities for all. Throughout her political career, she maintained her passion for women’s political participation, stating that women politicians should contribute to decisions that improve the lives of women and girls.

Now, as Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Persad-Bissessar views her role as pivotal in building a society that respects diversity, redresses inequalities, and promotes good governance that tackles corruption and addresses human and citizen security.”


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